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Bradley Horowitz confirms that he'll head up the newly split products, but made no mention of Google+. Google splits Photos and Streams from Google+ Drivers to challenge traffic offences on the government's 'Make A Plea' website. Contest speeding fines online from March Web giant to enforce stricter measures against commercial porn instead. Google reverses Blogger adult content ban Online retailer files patents for a fleet of "mobile manufacturing hubs". Amazon wants to 3D print goods in its vans Researchers in Belgium claim that Facebook is breaking data protection laws. Facebook criticised over privacy policy Customers can pay individuals and small businesses using only their Twitter handle. Barclays bank adding Twitter payments Blogger users can no longer publicly share sexually explicit or nude content. Google restricts adult content on Blogger Web giant groups content from your favourite websites together in 'carousels'. Google improves search on mobile devices Hunter Moore faces two years in prison and a $500,000 fine. Revenge porn site owner pleads guilty Now you can hail an Uber cab via the Breathometer app if you've had too many. Uber wants to tackle drunk driving Google-owned video firm will launch its Spotify rival in the coming months. YouTube Music Key launches 'in a few months' Yandex accuses the Android platform holder of anti-competitive practices. Google faces antitrust complaint in Russia They have eyes everywhere - but how do you know they've not been pointed at you? How can I find out if GCHQ spied on me? Google relaxes its 90-day disclosure deadline for Project Zero. Google giving more time to fix security bugs Andrus Nõmm pleaded guilty to felony copyright infringement last week. Megaupload coder's plea 'won't affect Dotcom' Did you know there'd be no YouTube if it wasn't for Janet Jackson's nipple? 18 fascinating facts as YouTube turns 10 Andrus Nõmm was arrested in Virginia after agreeing to leave the Netherlands. Megaupload coder sentenced to prison Youtube.com was registered by its founders Steve Chen, Chad Hurley and Jawed Karim on February 14, 2005. YouTube celebrates its 10th anniversary The microblogging service is also looking at video as another potential revenue stream booster. Twitter wants every 20th tweet to be an ad Users will be able to nominate a legacy contact to manage their memorial page. Facebook lets users plan for digital afterlife Search engine firm said to be working on a mobile payments service called Plaso. Is Google working on a new Apple Pay rival? The buyout could spell an increase in video advertisements on Vine. Twitter acquires advertising tool Niche Government requests for user information rise by 40% since July last year. Twitter reports rise in data request Once-popular filesharing website will be shuttered following a lengthy decline. Rapidshare will be shut down in March Fitness device said to run a HTC-made operating system called RTOS. HTC Petra wearable may shun Android Wear Google is encouraging users to take a security check to mark Safer Internet Day. Google offers 2GB of free Drive storage Social network's stance preventing Native Americans from using traditional names. Facebook names policy draws fresh criticism Owners Ask.com almost shuttered the service due to the controversy it attracted. Ask.fm was almost shut down last year Acquisition supports rumours Google is separating photo services from Google+. Google acquires photo service Odysee A committee finds no reason to roll out 'right to be forgotten' outside the EU. Global 'right to be forgotten' unlikely Microblogging service reports a net loss of $125 million in its fourth quarter. Twitter's earnings exceed expectations Chief executive Dick Costolo promises to clamp down on online trolling. Twitter admits failing trolling victims Users can currently choose between 4 cameras in a video of Madilyn Bailey. YouTube testing multiple-angle videos Flipboard and Yahoo Japan are the first to introduce syndicated Promoted Tweets. Twitter now selling ads on other platforms Victims were forced to pay up to $350 to have their explicit photos removed from ugotposted.com. Man behind revenge porn website convicted Web giants are allegedly paying to stay on AdBlock Plus's whitelist. Big web firms 'paying to get around AdBlock' The Super Bowl Experience provides all the live latest results and more. Facebook launches Super Bowl hub A countdown teasing the return of the notorious torrent website appeared online last week. The Pirate Bay is back online Facebook has changed its privacy policy - here's how it affects you. What do Facebook changes mean for my privacy? Web giant's profits rise by 30% to $4.76bn - but analysts were expecting more. Google profits up but revenue falls short